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Former Cong. Dornan . . . Urges That Trump Invite Abortion Survivors For 2020 SOTU

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In a presidential election year, the January State of the Union speech in the U.S. House chamber is about as powerful a kickoff as can be for the coming months of frenzied political activity.
All the members of both the House and Senate — except for partisan boycotters — should be there, as well as such notables as Supreme Court justices and the military Joint Chiefs of Staff, all under the gaze of media lenses assembled to cover the president’s annual politically honed report to the nation.
And with such a president as media-savvy, if not media-beloved, Donald Trump, interest is heightened in how he may go off-script, or decide to put in his script.
“Just say the implications of this are powerful,” a conservative former southern California congressman told The Wanderer in an April 14 interview.
He’s Robert Dornan, a Catholic and strong pro-lifer who served in the U.S. House for more than a decade and a half, in the latter part of the twentieth century, and who knows a thing or two about media himself, having been a talk host and actor before entering politics.
In some ways, that’s like another Californian who went higher politically and whose initials were “RR.”
Wikipedia starts off its picture of Dornan thusly: “A boisterous former actor and television and radio talk-show host, Dornan had a flair for the dramatic that drew supporters and detractors well beyond his congressional districts.”
Dornan, a veteran fan of The Wanderer, contacted this writer seeking visibility for an idea he hopes would hand President Trump an influential tool as he seeks re-election — and throw Trump’s left-wing media foes for a loop.
With Washington’s power players heading for Capitol Hill in January to see and be seen around the president, Dornan said, the State of the Union (SOTU) speech is an even bigger event than the boggling Senate confirmation hearings for now-Supreme Court Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
“As a single-evening event, nothing equals their all marching over” to the House chamber, Dornan said. “Can you imagine kicking off the election year” this way?
Given that Trump has associated himself strongly at the White House with pro-life activism, Dornan would like to see the president invite as many survivors of abortion as he can to be his guests in the House gallery, whom he can acknowledge during his speech.
Don’t only invite saline-abortion survivors Gianna Jessen and Melissa Ohden, Dornan said, but invite 100 or 281 of them to impressively fill gallery seats.
The radical-left party that national Democrats have become swings between pushing more and more abortion extremism and hiding behind evasion, denial, and euphemism about the facts of the slaughter.
Although some other Democrats may stay away from SOTU because of their opposition to Trump, Dornan said, “Nancy Pelosi cannot boycott” because, as speaker of the House, the California Dem has to be seated directly behind Trump, along with Vice President Mike Pence.
Pelosi long ago abandoned the Catholic faith’s essentials with her firm support for the Dems’ culture of death, but for her to have to gaze up at many survivors in the gallery who managed to escape leftism’s holy sacrament of slaughter should leave Pelosi with a worried-looking face indeed.
Referring to dominant media’s covering up troubling abortion facts, Dornan said, “The dominant media will tell you these people (survivors) don’t exist.”
He said that a Planned Parenthood official claimed at a political hearing that abortion survivors don’t exist, even as survivor Ohden sat nearby.
Aside from terror at having to confront the result of the horrors they stridently champion, one wonders why pro-abortionists find it so hard to acknowledge a chance for survivals.
The whole point of abortion is to destroy a small, living body, so why is it utterly impossible for them to acknowledge that occasionally plans may go awry and the baby emerges alive? Like Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell had a talent for producing. The preborn baby’s body isn’t a ghost, or only two or three cells.
Dominant left-wing media may prefer the bubble of their fantasy world, but that only cripples them in dealing with the real one. One can imagine their pop-eyed loathing at having to see rows of abortion survivors introduced by their nemesis Trump at the internationally televised SOTU.
The mediaites already placed themselves in a corner. How much further can Trump make the 2020 campaign miserable for them and for Democrat extremists by raising the damaging issue that they for years twisted into an unlikely cudgel against pro-lifers.
For 2020, Dornan told The Wanderer, “The number one issue is going to be infanticide….turning a birthday into a death-day.” He added later that a son of his said, “Dad, the next election is for the soul of our country.”
Pro-abortion extremism even brought a rare pro-life Democratic congressional incumbent under party fire in 2018, Dornan said, adding that Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D., N.Y.) and Sen. Bernie Sanders, a Vermont independent who caucuses with the Democrats, went into Cong. Dan Lipinski’s Illinois district to campaign against him, though unsuccessfully, in 2018.

Protect The Preborn Babies

Dornan recalled that President Reagan began the practice of inviting someone into the House gallery for public recognition when he acknowledged Lenny Skutnik during his first SOTU, in 1982. The young Skutnik had been in the news earlier that January when he jumped into the icy Potomac River to save a woman passenger from an Air Florida jet crash in Washington.
Having attended 20 SOTUs in the House chamber, Dornan said he intends to be present for Trump’s 2020 address because former congressmen have floor privileges, even if they have to stand in the background.
“I’m going. Absolutely, I’m going. Nothing can keep me away,” said Dornan, who called “protecting those preborn babies” the most important part of his political career.

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